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... the presumptuous claims of the subjects of the eastern empire, who had been
injured by his rapacious tyranny.1 Even Stilicho did not derive, from the murder of
his rival, the fruit which he had proposed ; and though he gratified his revenge, ...
At a time when the only hope of delaying the ruin of the Roman name, depended
on the firm union, and reciprocal aid, of all the nations to whom it had been
gradually communicated, the subjects of Arcadius and Honorius were instructed,
The citizens and subjects had purchased an exemption from the indispensable
duty of defending their country; which was supported by the arms of barbarian
mercenaries. The fugitives of Scythia were permitted to disgrace the illustrious ...
i The Visigoths (th« subjects of Adolphus) restrained, by subsequent laws, the
prodigality oi conjugal love. It was illegal for a husband to make any gift or set-
Uement for the benefit of his wife during the first year of their marriage ; and his ...
Under his reign, and most probably from the enterprising spirit of his subjects, the
three capitals, Mentz, Treves, and Cologne, experienced the effects of hostile
cruelty and avarice. The distress of Cologne was prolonged by the perpetual ...
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing
I feel decidedly ambivalent about this book. My rating reflects that ultimately I didn't want to stick with it; I didn't find its pleasures and degree of informativeness worth the slogging through ... Les hele vurderingen
LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing
A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. Les hele vurderingen